PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- Pleasantville High School recently was ranked among the best in New York by U.S. News and World Report.
PHS was ranked 36th in the state, good for 11th-best in Westchester County.
Pleasantville's student population of 584 exceeded the state average in all of the surveys major metrics, which included: College readiness, mathematics proficiency and English proficiency. The school also boasts an Advanced Placement participation rate of 70 percent.
Several other high schools in Westchester County were ranked in the top 50 in the state, including:
- Blind Brook (No. 9)
- Rye (No. 11)
- Yonkers Middle/High School (No. 18)
- Hastings (No. 24)
- Horace Greeley (No. 25)
- Byram Hills (No. 27)
- Edgemont (No. 29)
- Briarcliff (No. 31)
- Irvington (No. 32)
- John Jay (No. 35)
- Rye Neck (No. 39)
- Ardsley (No. 43)
- Fox Lane (No. 46)
- North Salem (No. 49)
The top-ranked high school in New York was The High School of American Studies in the Bronx.
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